Steps You Can Take to Reinvigorate Civic Learning and Engagement

As part of President Obama's education agenda, the Department of Education (ED) envisions a nationwide commitment to preparing all students and young adults for citizenship as informed, engaged and responsible members of our society.

The Administration has released a Road Map for civic learning, "Advancing Civic Learning and Engagement in Democracy." This document serves as a call to action to reinvigorate civic learning and engagement for students, families, communities, education leaders, business, labor, philanthropy and government. The Road Map outlines nine steps ED is undertaking to increase civic learning and engagement across our country.